mud baths

mud baths

warm mud applied on skin supposedly to retain fresh, young complexion (1940s). [Am. Hist.: Griffith, 198]
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His skin was red and rough, as if from perpetual sunburn; he often went away to hot springs to take mud baths.
The Lockwood-based business provides general dog grooming services such as bathing and clippings alongside bespoke spa services - including mud baths aimed at rejuvenating skin, facials, glitter spray finishes following washes and natural coat colourings.
Offering adventure tours, botanical gardens, butterfly gardens, spa treatments, luxury cabanas, natural hot springs, mud baths and saunas - these are just some of a long list of features Blue River Resort & Hot Springs offers which results in taking the hassle, stress and excessive planning out of family vacations.
A lot of the giant-killings happened on pitches that were either mud baths or made slippery by frost.
While fields surrounding the festival site had been used for car parking earlier in the week, the torrential downpours had turned them into mud baths, bringing traffic tailbacks to the market town as visitors looked for alternative parking spaces.
The rain turned the Reading and leeds festivals into mud baths yesterday, while people hoping to spend the weekend at the beach were left disappointed.
And the new recruits are expected to be a big hit with visitors keen to see the three learning to take mud baths and frolicking around their 100-acre enclosure which they share with buffalo, ostriches, antelopes and American bison.
The park is expecting many visitors will be keen to see the three learning to take mud baths and enjoying their 100-acre enclosure, which they share with buffalo, ostriches, antelopes and American bison.
In addition they played in heavy boots and slipped and skidded around on pitches that were often little more than icy mud baths trying to move leather footballs that, as the game progressed, became as heavy as lead.
Torrential downpours and subsequent mud baths are not conducive to a dressage show.
At many bargain mud baths, everyone wallows in the same mud, but at the Lavender Hill Spa, in a prim little lavender cottage, you get a freshly drawn tub of hot water sprinkled with volcanic ash, sea salts, and lavender oil.
I WAS very pleased you highlighted the problem that the residents have with the verges turning to mud baths as we also have the same problem.